No. S 152
Fisheries Act
(Chapter 111)
Fisheries (Fish Processing Establishments)
(Amendment) Rules 1998
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 7 of the Fisheries Act, the Minister for National Development hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Fisheries (Fish Processing Establishments) (Amendment) Rules 1998 and shall come into operation on 1st April 1998.
Deletion and substitution of Schedule
2.  The Schedule to the Fisheries (Fish Processing Establishments) Rules (R 5) is deleted and the following Schedule substituted therefor:
THE SCHEDULE
Rules 7, 17 and 18
Fees
1. For a fish processing establishment licence —
 
(a) for a period of one year
$220
(b) for a period of 3 years
$660
2. For certificate of fitness for human consumption of processed fish and fish products for export or any other certificate with respect to the processing of fish
$20 per certificate (in triplicate)
3. For a certified true copy of a document
$8
4. For food analysis:
 
(a) Bacteriological tests comprising total plate count, E.coli or Coliform count, Staph.aureus count, detection of Salmonella, Shigella and Vibrio cholera
$110 per sample
(b) Enumeration of indicator micro-organisms
$30 per test
(c) Test for food pathogens
$40 per test
(d) Test for anaerobic bacteria
$50 per test
(e) Commercial sterility test
$11 per test
(f) Laboratory Analysis:
 
(i) General chemical, physical and nutrients
$34 per test
(ii) Moisture or ash
$18 per test
(iii) Salt or silica
$26 per test
(iv) pH
$10 per test
(v) Mercury
$39 per test
(vi) Chemical test for freshness indicators or colouring matter or preservatives or Vitamin C by HPLC method
$55 per test
(vii) Heavy metals
$57 per test
(viii) Aflatoxin
$90 per analysis
(ix) Amino acids:
 
(A) for one amino acid
$160 per analysis
(B) for 2 to 17 amino acids
$300 per analysis
(x) Vitamin A
$97 per analysis
(xi) Cholesterol
$110 per analysis
(xii) Anti-microbial drugs
$55 per analysis
(xiii) Fatty acids
$220 per analysis
(g) Radioactive atomic fallouts
$55 per test
(h) Pesticide residue analysis
$115 per group of pesticides and an additional $80 for every pesticide detected other than dithiocarbamate as total CS2 per sample
(i) Species identification of fish by isoelectric focusing electrophoresis
$260 per 10 samples or part thereof
(j) Testing of Beta-Agonist drug residues by Enzyme Immuno-Assay (EIA) Screening
$25 per test
(k) Testing of Beta-Agonist drug residues by Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometric Detector (GC-MSD)
$133 per test
(l) Testing of anti-microbial drug residues in food by Enzyme Immuno-Assay (EIA) Screening
$30 per test
(m) Examination of parasites in food samples
$39 per test
(n) Testing of Staphylococcal Enterotoxin in food by Enzyme Immuno-Assay (EIA) Screening
$150 per 5 samples or part thereof
5. Inspection of processed fish and fish products for export:
 
(a) professional service fee
(i) $60 per hour or part thereof
 
(ii) $133 per hour or part thereof (outside office hours or on an urgent basis)
(b) technical service fee
(i) $36 per hour or part thereof
 
(ii) $80 per hour or part thereof (outside office hours or on an urgent basis).”.
[G.N. Nos. S273/92; S349/94; S11/96; S156/97]

Made this 24th day of March 1998.

LAM CHUAN LEONG
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
Singapore.
[ND 202/1-41 Vol.18 ; AG/LEG/SL/111/96/1 Vol.1]